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A solution of 10% methyl salicilate in 90% xylene or toluene works on the intake rubbers if you soak them in the solution for 2 or 3 days. I learned this from the Oz forum and it works well to resoften the boots.

Sometimes though you will find splits and cracks after the treatment that weren't apparent before as once the boots are able to be flexed previously hidden cracks will become obvious.

Large heat shrink tubing can be used to reseal these, perhaps with a sealant under the tubing before it is shrunk into place.
 
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